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The Ox, Edinburgh

Pub added by peter ashworth
49 London Street
Edinburgh
EH3 6LX
Phone: 01315569808
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hondo . left this review about The Bellevue Bar

Interior as described below. 3 real ale taps 2 on during my visit.

On 3rd May 2014 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 2575 recommendations about 2519 pubs]


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Pub SignMan left this review about Mezz

Located on a prominent junction in Edinburgh’s New Town, this is a bright, modern split-level bar which seems to be aiming for a wide customer base. The bar is located on the lower, right hand side of the pub, with bare floorboards throughout and a choice of high stools and tables under the front windows or comfy settles at the rear of the room. The servery runs along the mid-section of the right hand wall and has a modern bar back which fits in with the contemporary decor and styling throughout. A TV hangs above the front door, but it’s unclear if sport ever gets shown here – England were involved in a tense finale to an Ashes fixture, but the set remained resolutely switched off, although I’m not sure cricket is quite so revered in these parts. Stairs lead up to a higher level with comfortable padded seating down the left hand wall in a format ideal for diners. We popped in here for a debrief following a wedding the previous day, and despite the fact that the couple had advised the bar that large numbers would be turning up for Sunday lunch, just the one stressed barman was on duty. To be fair, he coped admirably with the drinks orders, but as soon as we started ordering food, things went a bit crazy and some long waits ensued. My food arrived relatively quickly and was, for the most part, very good.
Annoyingly, I forgot to note the three ales available at the bar, although I do remember that I was drinking a house beer, which I suspect was something local-ish rebadged, but regardless, it was a well kept and very drinkable session ale and I enjoyed a couple of pints with my meal.
This place didn’t do much for me in terms of decor or atmosphere, but I did enjoy my food and some good beer, so all was not lost. I doubt I’d ever return here, but if I did, I wouldn’t complain.

On 13th September 2013 - rating: 6
[User has posted 2290 recommendations about 2290 pubs]

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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by peter ashworth
Edinburgh, 0.61 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Haymarket, 1.74 miles, 33 min walk (show)
Slateford, 3.44 miles, 1 hr 6 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Ox, Edinburgh
26th Jun 2019, 22:41
Web Link submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off approved
 
26th Jun 2019, 22:41
Web Link submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off

Pub Details

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  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Car Park : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 03 May 2014 by hondo .
  • Darts : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 03 May 2014 by hondo .
  • Jukebox : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Pinball : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Pool Table : No last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Quiz Night : Yes last updated 13 September 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 03 May 2014 by hondo .
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 03 May 2014 by hondo .
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